someone who takes for his or her own use (especially without permission)
Derivationally related forms: ↑appropriate
Hypernyms: ↑acquirer
Hyponyms: ↑kleptomaniac, ↑poacher, ↑preemptor, ↑pre-emptor

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  • Appropriator — Ap*pro pri*a tor, n. 1. One who appropriates. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) A spiritual corporation possessed of an appropriated benefice; also, an impropriator. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • appropriator — One who makes an appropriation; as, an appropriator of water …   Black's law dictionary

  • appropriator — appropriate ► ADJECTIVE ▪ suitable; proper. ► VERB 1) take for one s own use without permission. 2) devote (money) to a special purpose. DERIVATIVES appropriately adverb appropriateness noun appropriation noun app …   English terms dictionary

  • appropriator — noun see appropriate I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • appropriator — See appropriately. * * * …   Universalium

  • appropriator — noun a) a person who appropriates something b) the religious organization that owns the income of a benefice …   Wiktionary

  • appropriator — n. one who takes possession of, one who takes for oneself …   English contemporary dictionary

  • appropriator — ap·pro·pri·a·tor …   English syllables

  • appropriator — See appropriation; prior appropriation …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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